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About Denise O'Shea

I am a professional librarian with extensive management and technology experience. I manage the Access Services Department at Montclair State University's Harry A. Sprague Library. Access Services is responsible for patron borrowing and registration, academic reserves, management of the circulating book collection, overseeing the library's social media accounts, overnight access to the library, library security, and the integrated library system.

My areas of expertise within the library include: 

* Mobile and wireless technology and apps 
* Social media 
* Integrated Library Systems 
* Technology training - EndNote, bepress Digital Commons
* eBooks and eReaders 

I am also the library liaison to the following departments: 

* The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders 
* The Department of Spanish and Latino Studies 
* The School of Communication 
* The School of Nursing

Positions

Present Head of Access Services and Systems, Montclair State University Harry A. Sprague Library
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2017 - 2018 Career Development Award
Montclair State University
Library Leadership in a Digital Age
$4,500.00
2013 - 2015 Career Development Award
Montclair State University
Graduate Program - School of Communication
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2014 - 2017 Conference Co-Convener, Let’s Circulate Access Services Special Interest Group
2013 - 2017 Website Liaison, ACRL-NJ / New Jersey Library Association, College and University Section
2011 - 2017 Marketing and Communication Committee, Member, ACRL-NJ / New Jersey Library Association, College and University Section
2013 - 2016 Academic Liaison to the Executive Board, New Jersey Library Association
2011 - 2014 Technology Advisory Group, Member, LibraryLinkNJ
2012 - 2013 President, ACRL-NJ / New Jersey Library Association, College and University Section
2012 - 2013 Conference Co-Chair, VALE - Virtual Academic Library Environment of NJ
2008 - 2012 Member and Former Committee Chair, Technology Committee, ACRL-NJ / New Jersey Library Association, College and University Section
2008 - 2012 Member and Former Committee Chair, Website Committee, VALE - Virtual Academic Library Environment of NJ
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Honors and Awards

  • Member, Alpha Epsilon Lambda, graduate student honor society at Montclair State University
  • 2010-2011 Campus Recognition for Exceptional Service Award, Fairleigh Dickinson University, College at Florham
  • 2017 Wayne Bond Graduate Achievement Award for excellence in the Public and Organizational Relations graduate program at Montclair State University.
  • 2017 OCLC Community Collaborator award
  • 2017 Distinguished Achievement in Access Services Award

Education

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M.A., Montclair State University
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B.A., Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
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M.L.S., Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
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Certificate, Harvard University ‐ Graduate School of Education
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Articles (5)

Book Chapters (1)

Book Reviews (6)

Presentations and Workshops (9)

Press Releases and Media (1)